Driving 75 miles, about 1.5 hours. Hiking 2 to 5 miles. Peekaboo Loop trail is a 5.3 mile round trip on groomed trail with 1,000 foot elevation change. Rim trail from Bryce Point to Sunset Point is a 2 mile one way trip on groomed trail with a 300 foot elevation drop.
At the hotel, we will enjoy a buffet which includes fresh fruit, yogurt, assorted baked goods, cereal, pancakes, scrambled eggs, oatmeal, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, coffee, assorted teas, water, juice and milk.
We will travel to Bryce Canyon National Park for a full-day field trip, starting with the Peekaboo Loop Trail. We’ll begin at Bryce Point, one of the best vistas in the park, zigzagging down the rim 1,000 feet into the canyon. Here we’ll weave through a brilliant collection of hoodoos, fins and spires in the main Bryce Canyon amphitheater. For those who prefer a less strenuous route, the 2 mile Rim Trail also offers great views of the Bryce Canyon amphitheater.
On the trail, we’ll have box lunches that includes a sandwich, cookies, chips and fruit.
We’ll continue exploring Bryce Canyon then stop at the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center to view the award-winning park video, visit the natural history museum, and learn about the amazing night sky at Bryce. Later, we’ll proceed to our hotel for check-in.
At a local restaurant, we’ll have a Western-themed buffet with main dishes, side dishes, dessert, and beverage choices of lemonade, coffee, teas, and water.
At leisure. Prepare for check-out and transfer tomorrow.